Chicago Trails for the Best Fall Foliage

Chicago Trails for the Best Fall Foliage

With temperatures starting to decline and the leaves beginning to fall, now is a better time than ever to hit the trails. You’d be surprised how many trails are within two hours of Chicago that offer beautiful fall foliage this time of year. Thanks to Jeff Banowetz,...
What to Consider When Buying a Bike Helmet

What to Consider When Buying a Bike Helmet

As goofy as you may think you look, wearing a helmet when you go cycling is absolutely essential, even if it’s just a quick ride around the block. According to bicyclehabitat.com, 900 people die each year in bicycle accidents, 75% of them from brain injuries. Of those...
Like Your Bike: Cool Gadgets to Enhance Your Ride

Like Your Bike: Cool Gadgets to Enhance Your Ride

If you’re an avid cyclist, then you probably own all the standard gear like a helmet (definitely!), bike shorts and jerseys, maybe some knee pads, and reflective accessories for night riding. If you’re really serious about cycling, then you’ve probably invested in a...
The Best Winter Hikes in the U.S.

The Best Winter Hikes in the U.S.

You may think that just because it’s winter and (depending on where you live), it’s cold outside and there may be snow on the ground, that’s an excuse to confine all of your physical activity to the indoors. Hiking is not an activity many people associate with winter-...